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What kind of doctor performs a mastectomy?

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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
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In brief: General surgeon

A general surgeon usually performs these.
Some have specislized in breast surgeries. A plastic surgeon may also start the reconstruction during the same surgery.

In brief: General surgeon

A general surgeon usually performs these.
Some have specislized in breast surgeries. A plastic surgeon may also start the reconstruction during the same surgery.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Barry Rosen
Surgery

In brief: General Surgeons

General surgeons, such as myself, undergo a minimum of 5 years of training to perform many different cancer operations, including mastectomy.
Breast reconstructions are performed by plastic surgeons.

In brief: General Surgeons

General surgeons, such as myself, undergo a minimum of 5 years of training to perform many different cancer operations, including mastectomy.
Breast reconstructions are performed by plastic surgeons.
Dr. Barry Rosen
Dr. Barry Rosen
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